Arthur Anthony Duff DSO, DSC, RN
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Warship Commands listed for Arthur Anthony Duff, RN
|HMS Otway (N 51)||Lt.||Submarine||6 Nov 1942||???|
|HMS L 23 (N 23)||Lt.||Submarine||1 Dec 1942||22 Dec 1942|
|HMS Stubborn (P 238)||Lt.||Submarine||23 Dec 1942||28 Jul 1944|
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Submarine HMS Stubborn (P 238)
2 Jul 1943
While on patrol in the Bay of Biscay in position 44°47'N, 02°55'W HMS Stubborn (Lt. A.A. Duff, RN) fired torpedoes at a group of 3 German submarines escorted by two destroyers. The torpedoes however missed their targets and the attack was not observed by the Germans.
The submarines concerned were U-180, U-518, U-530. The two escorts were identified by Stubborn as 'Narvik-class' destroyers. The German submarines were returning from patrol and were bound for Bordeaux.
26 Jan 1944
HMS Stubborn (Lt. A.A. Duff, DSC, RN) fires four torpedoes during an unsuccessful attack on a German convoy off the Follafjord, west of Namsos, Norway.
11 Feb 1944
HMS Stubborn (Lt. A.A. Duff, DSC, RN) torpedoed and sank the German merchant Makki Faulbaum (1907 GRT) and torpedoed and damaged the German merchant Felix D. (2047 GRT) some 25 miles north-west of Namsos, Norway.
13 Feb 1944
HMS Stubborn (Lt. A.A. Duff, DSC, RN) unsuccessfully attacked a German convoy of 5 ships off the Folda Fjord, Norway. Stubborn fired 6 torpedoes but none found their target. Stubborn is heavily damaged by the German escort ships and has to be towed home.